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“Text Neck”

“Text Neck”

Does this photo seem familiar? There are millions of people right now looking down at their smartphone or tablet. Do you ever stop to think about what this might be doing to your neck and upper back? At Apex Physiotherapy, we are seeing a huge increase in the amount of neck, upper back, shoulder and […]

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What does a Women’s Health and Continence Physiotherapist do? – Part 1

What does a Women’s Health and Continence Physiotherapist do? – Part 1

We get this question a lot! A Continence and Women’s Health Physiotherapist is a fully qualified Physiotherapist who has also done extra study (Clinical Masters) to specialize in Continence and Women’s Health. This means they specialize  in treating conditions specific to the pelvis (pelvis, lower back, bladder, bowel, Pelvic Floor muscles). Our Bicton Physiotherapist Louise […]

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Meniscus Injuries

Meniscus Injuries

Knee pain can affect a large range of age groups, ranging from ‘growing’ pains experienced by young people to ‘arthritic’ pain in older persons, and everything in-between.  In this Blog we will examine knee meniscus injuries, what causes them and how to treat these injuries”. What is the Meniscus of the Knee? The meniscus are […]

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Bone Mineral Density and Stress Fractures

Bone Mineral Density and Stress Fractures

Stress fractures occur in the body generally as a response to repeated loading. They can be quite common in runners and athletes due to the high level and repetitive nature of their training. Common locations for a stress fracture may be in one of the small bones in the foot, the spine or even in […]

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Lower Back Pain Tips

Lower Back Pain Tips

Lower Back Pain Tips Low back pain is very common in the population. In fact up to 80% of the population will experience low back pain at some point in their lives. In most people, lower back pain is benign and represents a simple back sprain associated with a mechanical loading incident or a ‘pain […]

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